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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Graft  \Graft\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Grafted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Grafting}.]  [F.  greffer.  See  {Graft},  n.] 
  1.  To  insert  (a  graft)  in  a  branch  or  stem  of  another  tree; 
  to  propagate  by  insertion  in  another  stock;  also  to 
  insert  a  graft  upon  [Formerly  written  {graff}.] 
 
  2.  (Surg.)  To  implant  a  portion  of  (living  flesh  or  akin)  in 
  a  lesion  so  as  to  form  an  organic  union. 
 
  3.  To  join  (one  thing)  to  another  as  if  by  grafting,  so  as  to 
  bring  about  a  close  union. 
 
  And  graft  my  love  immortal  on  thy  fame  !  --Pope. 
 
  4.  (Naut.)  To  cover,  as  a  ring  bolt,  block  strap,  splicing, 
  etc.,  with  a  weaving  of  small  cord  or  rope-yarns. 




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